The Cemetery Club
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Based on the play by Ivan Menchell, this drama concerns three friends, Doris (Olympia Dukakis), Lucille (Diane Ladd), and Esther (Ellen Burstyn). All three live in the same Jewish community in Pittsburgh, are in their mid-to-late 50s, and have become widows within the past few months. Once a week, they gather to visit their husbands' graves and meet at a deli afterward to talk about their lives. Doris remains fiercely devoted to her late husband and takes her responsibilities as a widow seriously. Lucille is eager to get her feet back in the waters of dating, partly as revenge against her… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

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"A bitterwseet comedy about the challenges faced by women over fifty face as they try to put the past behind them and move into uncharted territory."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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